Archive - Jan 2011 - News

January 18th

Political Funding Laws Under Consideration

Revising Wyoming's campaign finance laws is on the agenda for Wyoming legislators this session. Right now, Wyoming law prohibits corporations and unions from spending directly on campaigns—and this goes against last year's U.S.

Car Hijacking Strangely Leads To Pot Bust

Three individuals were recently arrested in southern Wyoming in a peculiar case involving 170 pounds of high grade marijuana and a carjacking. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details:

January 17th Dayton Council Report

Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

The Dayton Town Council met for their second regular meeting of the month Monday evening. One particular action item of which Mayor Bob Wood is proud, he tells us.

Winter Gathering to Benefit Buffalo Chamber

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Winter Gathering Fundraiser will be Sunday, January 30 at Winchester's Steakhouse in Buffalo. Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis explains what the fundraiser is for.

Buffalo City Council Preview

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, brings us this preview for the next Buffalo City Council meeting.

January 17th

Illegal Snowmobiling Continues at Antelope Butte

From Ed.Stockard - Flickr

Snowmobiling is a popular winter sport in the Bighorns and is a big tourism draw for our area. However, a few snowmobilers who ignore regulations and boundary lines have drawn the ire from skiers and others. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

No Decision Yet on Investigation Report

Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle

A decision by the Sheridan County Attorney's Office has not yet been reached concerning the investigation report regarding misappropriation of funds at the Sheridan County Clerk's Office.

City Council Meets New Utilities Manager

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New City of Sheridan Utilities Manager Dan Roberts introduces himself to the Sheridan City Council Monday night.

The Sheridan City Council got their first look at the new Utilities Manager at their meeting Monday night, as Dan Roberts was introduced to the Council. Roberts explains what he hopes to bring to the position.

York Place To Get a Makeover

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Grimshaw Investments will look to complete the York Place PUD.

The York Place planned unit development on East Montana Street in Sheridan was originally proposed as 24 infill units of affordable housing. Each unit was to be a duplex, that more resembled a home than a duplex, but the project folded and went into foreclosure after only four units were built.

Poll Question: Changing Gun Laws

Gun laws the subject of this week's poll question.

The shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona on January 8th, left six citizens dead and fourteen injured, including Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head and who is recovering in an Arizona Hospital.